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8804 Balboa AvenueSan Diego, CA 92123



Employment & Career Services

Goal of Position:

Access to a computer can greatly improve an individual’s likeliehood of getting a job, success in school, and accessing resources, which in turn gives people in our community a better chance at reaching self-sufficiency. The Computer Lab Specialist will support individuals in job searching, working on employment-related activities, and doing other activites deemed appropriate by JFS staff.


  • Knowing that your time is making a significant impact in the lives of people within your community.
  • Directly impacting individuals that do not have the technology they need to move forward.


  • Open and close the computer lab, including setting up and putting away all computers.
  • Orient participants to proper use of computers and related programs.
  • Ensure that rules and protocols for computer lab use are followed by all participants.
  • As needed assist clients to job search and/or to work on their resumes and other employment-related documents.


  • Must be computer literate, including being comfortable navigating Microsoft Office 10, using a touch screen laptop, attaching files, and uploading documents.
  • Knowledge of basic search sites on the Internet.
  • Must be dedicated, reliable, patient, and compassionate.
  • Must enjoy helping people from diverse backgrounds.


  • Ability to work independently.
  • Must be able to provide own transportation to the JFS Joan & Irwin Jacobs Campus.
  • Complete a volunteer application at www.jfssd.org/volapp.
  • Attend a JFS volunteer interview with JFS staff.
  • Attend a training for computer lab volunteers.
  • Agree to background check, reference check, and sign a privacy & security policy.
  • Must be at least 18 years old.

Time Commitment:

A schedule will be coordinated with the Employment Outreach Specialist during the interview.


Jewish Family Service Joan & Irwin Jacobs Campus 8788 Balboa Avenue San Diego, CA, 92123

Immediate Supervisor:

Employment Outreach Specialist


  • Basic Computer Skills
  • People Skills
  • Research
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Professional Development
  • Customer Service

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 18

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